England celebrates many holidays that are unique to the country, including Twelfth Night, Shrove Tuesday and Lent, Mothering Sunday, St. George's Day and Bonfire Night. England also celebrates several holidays in common ... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays

Some school holidays in Florida are dependent on the season, such as receiving up to a week off for Thanksgiving in November, a week off for Spring break, a longer Christmas break in December and a prolonged Summer break... More » Education K-12

Public schools commonly close in observance of national holidays such as Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Memorial Day. Holidays such as Christmas and New Year's Day are often part of a winter vac... More » Holidays & Celebrations Holidays
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